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The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Florida is dedicated to the mitigation of suffering and death due to cancer and blood disorders through laboratory and clinical research-based patient care and education.

#1 UF Health Cancer Center is the only Cancer Center of Excellence in North Central Florida.

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84,000 SF Our students and faculty enjoy more than 84,000 SF of space dedicated to cancer research.

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Welcome

Message from our Interim Chief

Merry-Jennifer Markham, MD

Welcome to the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida. The Division is made up of 40 talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds and experience, all of whom share a common goal of providing excellence in patient care, medical education, and research. The Division is also home to 15 hematology and oncology fellows. Faculty within the Division of Hematology & Oncology specialize in the treatment of all types of cancers and hematologic (blood) disorders including solid tumor cancers, hematologic cancers, and non-cancerous hematologic disorders. Our faculty have expertise in all aspects of cancer care, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and bone marrow transplantation. We are an important part of the UF Health Cancer Center, and our faculty work closely with clinical, laboratory, population science, and other research colleagues. In addition to working to prevent, detect, and treat cancer and blood disorders, the Division of Hematology & Oncology is dedicated to the education and training of the next generation of physician leaders in the field of hematology/oncology. We welcome you to explore our website and learn more about our Division.

Dr. Markham

Division of HEM Onc News

ASCO Daily News: In Hot Pursuit of RAS Inhibition

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UF Health Cancer Center Research News

12 leading medical centers unite to form brain tumor research collaborative

Today, the UF Health-led ReMission Alliance Against Brain Tumors announced the names of 12 partner institutions from across the U.S. and Canada that are teaming up to develop novel treatments…

University of Florida Health researchers find “switch” that lets common, cancer-causing virus replicate

Many viruses are master manipulators, hijacking cellular functions to propagate, spread and avoid elimination by their hosts’ immune system. Now, University of Florida researcher Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, M.D., Ph.D., and her…

New combination therapy slows deadly brain tumor in mice, UF Health researchers find

As the deadliest primary brain tumor, glioblastoma is a stubborn foe. In addition to being aggressive, glioblastoma hasn’t responded to immunotherapies that have succeeded against some other types of cancers.…

UF researchers discover breakthrough anticancer drug

Researchers from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy have discovered a safer and more effective anticancer drug to target leukemia, lymphoma, and breast and lung cancers. The journal Nature…